Sled Dog Slaughter

No Justice For the Slaughtered Huskies of B.C.

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Barbara Cartwright

Robert Fawcett received a sentence of three years' probation for inhumanely slaughtering dogs by gunshots, stabbing and throat slitting as the dogs became uneconomical after the 2010 Olympic tourist trade tapered off in Whistler Village. But the judge's decision seems to have been weighted in favour of Mr. Fawcett's suffering.

Cruelty Charge Laid In B.C. Sled Dog Slaughter

CBC | Posted 06.20.2012 | Canada

A charge of animal cruelty has been laid against the part-owner of a Whistler sled dog company after 100 dogs were slaughtered in 2010. Ro...

Quebec Pledges Inuit $3M After Sled-Dog Slaughter

CP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Canada

QUEBEC -- The Quebec government has acknowledged the negative effects on Inuit society of a mass slaughter of sled dogs in the province's far north in...